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Finial from the House of Commons Debating Chamber

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Latitude: 51.277 / 51°16'37"N

Longitude: 0.5202 / 0°31'12"E

OS Eastings: 575877

OS Northings: 156110

OS Grid: TQ758561

Mapcode National: GBR PR1.SFG

Mapcode Global: VHJMD.Y5WD

Plus Code: 9F327GGC+Q3

Entry Name: Finial from the House of Commons Debating Chamber

Listing Date: 2 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173258

Location: High Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: High Street

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Finial from the House
of Commons Debating Chamber
TQ 7556 SE 4/207

This is the finial which originally crowned the main wall of the House of Commons
Debating Chamber. When this was destroyed by bombing in 1941, the finial was
presented to the citizens of Maidstone. Circa 1834 a large limestone octagonal
finial of 2 stages with a crenellated band between 1st and 2nd stages. Domed
top. Set on a stone plinth.

Listing NGR: TQ7587756110

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